Africa is undoubtedly the best continent in the world to photograph a staggering array of wildlife. This gallery includes just a small selection of images by Karen Deakin, photographed on safari trips over a number of African countries.

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Sleepy Lion, Masai Mara, Kenya

Elephant Calf following Mum, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Ostrich in the early morning light, Masai Mara, Kenya

Aggressive Male Lion, Masai Mara, Kenya

Herd of Elephants dusting off in Chobe National Park, Botswana

Giraffe Tail, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Lioness and cubs, Masai Mara, Kenya

White Rhino, Masai Mara, Kenya

Leopard, Masai Mara, Kenya

Giraffe, Botswana

Lioness carrying cub in mouth, Masai Mara, Kenya

Eland at Sunset, Masai Mara, Kenya